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Apprentices Act, 1961

Apprentices Act, 1961





1 Short title, Extent, Commencement and Application
2 Definitions
3 Qualification for being engaged as an apprentice.
3A Reservation of training places for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes in designated trades.
3B Reservation of training places for Other Backward Classes in designated trades.
4 Contract of Apprenticeship
5 Novation of contract of apprenticeship
6 Period of apprenticeship training
7 Termination of apprenticeship contract
8 Number of apprentices for a designated trade
9 Practical and Basic training of apprentices
10 Related instruction of apprentices
11 Obligations of Employers
12 Obligations of Apprentices
13 Payment to Apprentices
14 Health, Safety and Welfare of Apprentices
15 Hours of Work, Overtime, Leave and Holidays
16 Employer’s Liability for compensation for injury
17 Conduct and Discipline
18 Apprentices are trainees and not workers
19 Records and Returns
20 Settlement of Disputes
21 Holding of test and grant of certificate and conclusion of training
22 Offer and Acceptance of Employment
23 Authorities
24 Constitution of councils
25 Vacancies not to invalidate Acts and Proceedings
26 Apprenticeship Advisers
27 Deputy and Assistant Apprenticeship Advisers
28 Apprenticeship Advisers to be public servants
29 Powers of Entry, Inspection, Etc.
30 Offences and Penalties
31 Penalty where not specific penalty is provided
32 Offences by Companies
33 Cognizance of Offences
34 Delegation of Powers
35 Construction of References
36 Protection of Action taken in good faith
37 Power to make rules
38 Repealed
Schedule Modifications in the Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 in its application to apprentices under the Apprentices Act, 1961


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